The School of Marine Engineering
Knowledge – Skills - Initiative
The School of Marine Engineering offers quality studies that combine high-tech and craftsmanship. Studies at the school are aimed at students who are interested in machines, electricity and complicated equipment. Studies can lead to well paid jobs where workers are expected be both responsible and self-sufficient.
The main goal of studies in Marine engineering is to give students the basic professional knowledge and vocational skills to be able to safely control ship and production machinery.
Studies in Marine Engineering are divided into four levels, A, B, C and D. The qualifications are cumulative as the study progresses. The study programme is a combination of practical training in metal technology, engine theory, refrigeration technique, electro technics and related theoretical courses. The students are trained in using machinery and technical equipment in specialised workshops and engine simulators. The studies are based on a recognized curriculum and are in accordance with IMO quality standards.
Engineer officers and Chief engineer officers work on ships, in power plants and elsewhere where an extensive knowledge of machinery and technical equipment is required. After completing the School of Marine Engineering and accredited training programme, students are qualified for positions all over the world on vessels of all sizes and types; fishing vessels, cargo ships as well as large passenger ships.
The school also offers an engineer programme towards international qualifications and matriculation, metal technology, forging.
Principal of the School of Marine Engineering
Jón Hjalti Ásmundsson
mobile: 894 3834
Office in Háteigsvegur